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- Lynch, Sean M.; Klevay, Leslie M.
- Nutrition research 1993 v.13 no.8 pp. 913
- diet; copper; fibrinolysis; dietary minerals; nutrient deficiencies; experimental diets; blood plasma; blood coagulation factors; heart; liver; mice
- ... To investigate the effects of a dietary Cu deficiency on plasma fibrinolytic activity, groups (n = 16) of adult male and female Swiss-Webster mice were fed Cu-supplemented (8.4 mg Cu/kg) or Cu-deficient (0.3 mg Cu/kg) diets ad libitum with deionized water for 43-49 days. Animals were exsanguinated under pentobarbital anaesthesia; platelet-poor plasma was prepared and assayed for euglobulin clot ly ...